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May 21st, 2007

JW: NanoFET, Bespoke Computer, Newpeat

n. Short for nanoparticle field emission thruster, an ultra-efficient microscopic engine being funded by NASA for long- distance space travel. In theory, rockets will harness the combined power of millions of nanoFETs, like a whale propelled by plankton.


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